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Upcoming Events:
The Winter Showcase for our class will be on Monday, December 9th at 7:15. If you plan to attend, please bring your child to our classroom at 6:45. Students will be picked up in the cafeteria after the show. 
 
Our field trip to the Museum of Arts and Sciences is on Monday, December 16th.
 
Christmas Festivities:
We have plenty of pancake mix and ice cream leftover so we plan to have a Christmas ice cream party for students on Tuesday, December 17th! On Wednesday, December 18th students may come to school in dress code appropriate pajamas. We will make pancakes in the morning and then after lunch students will enjoy the Christmas movie, Polar Express! We look forward to a fun and exciting week!
 
ELA Activities: Students will participate in small groups during centers and also practicing on Iready and IXL.
ELA Learning Targets:
We will be reviewing Unit 3 this week. The assessment will be given at the end of the week. The standards that we will be reviewing are:
Unfamiliar Words 3.Rl.2.4
Text Features 3.Rl.2.5
Author’s Point of View 3.Rl.2.6
Writing Targets
W.3.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
W.3.4: With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
IXL:
Author’s Purpose – C.1, C.2, S.2
Text Features – K.1
Unfamiliar Words/Context Clues – AA.3, AA.6, FF.1
Social Studies:
SS.3.E.1.1 Give examples of how scarcity results in trade.
SS.3.E.1.2 List the characteristics of money.
SS.3.E.1.3 Recognize that buyers and sellers interact to exchange goods and services through the use of trade or money.
 
THERE WILL BE NO SPELLING AND VOCABULARY THIS WEEK. STUDENTS SHOULD STILL READ FOR 20 MINUTES EACH NIGHT. 🙂